ISSUE TWENTY ONE. LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION ISSUE TWENTY ONE. LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION

ISSUE TWENTY ONE. LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION

When it comes to film there are a plethora of things to choose from; art house to drama, comedy to thriller, we are literally spoilt for choice. In London not only do we have great cinema’s showing everything imaginable so in this month’s issue we celebrate all things film starting with a fantastic interview with none other than Johnny Depp.

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HEEERE’S JOHNNY… HEEERE’S JOHNNY…

HEEERE’S JOHNNY…

As one of the most illustrious actors of his generation, the 50-year-old’s fame could hardly be more profound, but his notoriety goes way beyond his films. Visually, he remains striking, unusual, quirky, alternative – people melt at the sheer mention of his name: a sex symbol with the type of dangerous cool normally associated with rock stars. Girls want to be with him and boys want to be him.

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NINETAILS: QUIET CONFIDENCE EP NINETAILS: QUIET CONFIDENCE EP

NINETAILS: QUIET CONFIDENCE EP

Although it’s rumoured Ninetails took their moniker from the Pokémon character of the same name, the Quiet Confidence EP is far from a cute and fluffy affair. Ninetails have been liberated. But with this much experimentation and rampant expression of ideas packed into just six tracks, you have to wonder what they’d manage over the course of a full-length album…

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THE GOOD, THE KITSCH, & THE PRICELESS: MOVIE MEMORABILIA THE GOOD, THE KITSCH, & THE PRICELESS: MOVIE MEMORABILIA

THE GOOD, THE KITSCH, & THE PRICELESS: MOVIE MEMORABILIA

Where does one go to purchase a slice of history from those movies that have played such a prominent role in the lives of many? Well there are a number of places in London specialising in everything from autographs to costumes and figurines.

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Interviews

TALKING PICTURES: FRANK HERHOLDT

by Sara Gallego
TALKING PICTURES: FRANK HERHOLDT

Frank Herholdt is a photographer with a cinematographer’s sensibility and an intuitive relationship with light and shadows, all of which is strikingly evident in this month’s cover image. Herholdt style of “cinematic lighting with a bit of sex thrown in”, and when it comes to the subject he states, “I am game for anything.

Shopping

THE SCREEN TO THE BOX

by Giles Addison
THE SCREEN TO THE BOX

For British actors there has always existed a general fluidity in moving between the mediums of stage, television and film. But not so long ago an American actor may have made the step from the small screen of television to the big screen of cinema, though to subsequently make a return to the former was an absolute no-go.

Restaurants

FIRST STOP, BOOKING OFFICE

by Laura Collinson
FIRST STOP, BOOKING OFFICE

In London it can sometimes feel that many of the restaurants are all style over substance. If you’re looking for fantastic food, then look no further than St Pancras’ Booking Office. It has a great menu and wine list, but if you’re not quite up to a full meal, then the bar snacks are also worth trying with a cocktail or beer from the ridiculously well stocked bar.

Travel

FILM SET STAYS: THE RENAISSANCE

by Laura Collinson
FILM SET STAYS: THE RENAISSANCE

What do Batman and the Spice Girls have in common? What’s that you say? Nothing? Well, you’re wrong. The grand staircase located in the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, formally the Midland Grand Hotel, has appeared in Batman (1989) and Batman Begins (2005), as well as the Spice Girl’s first music video, Wannabe (1996).

Featured Articles

CHICANE: LISTEN IN WIDESCREEN

by Marco Mini in
CHICANE: LISTEN IN WIDESCREEN

There are very few artists who perfectly embody the trance scene while eliciting a kind of reverence from the dance community usually more akin to that of pop powerhouses. Over the next few months, Chicane will be making appearances at Ferry Corsten’s Full On nights and at the end of the month you can catch him play at the Ministry of Sound for a special night at The Gallery.

TALKING PICTURES: FRANK HERHOLDT

by Sara Gallego in
TALKING PICTURES: FRANK HERHOLDT

Frank Herholdt is a photographer with a cinematographer’s sensibility and an intuitive relationship with light and shadows, all of which is strikingly evident in this month’s cover image. Herholdt style of “cinematic lighting with a bit of sex thrown in”, and when it comes to the subject he states, “I am game for anything.

FILM SET STAYS: THE RENAISSANCE

by Laura Collinson in
FILM SET STAYS: THE RENAISSANCE

What do Batman and the Spice Girls have in common? What’s that you say? Nothing? Well, you’re wrong. The grand staircase located in the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, formally the Midland Grand Hotel, has appeared in Batman (1989) and Batman Begins (2005), as well as the Spice Girl’s first music video, Wannabe (1996).

THE SCREEN TO THE BOX

by Giles Addison in
THE SCREEN TO THE BOX

For British actors there has always existed a general fluidity in moving between the mediums of stage, television and film. But not so long ago an American actor may have made the step from the small screen of television to the big screen of cinema, though to subsequently make a return to the former was an absolute no-go.

FIRST STOP, BOOKING OFFICE

by Laura Collinson in
FIRST STOP, BOOKING OFFICE

In London it can sometimes feel that many of the restaurants are all style over substance. If you’re looking for fantastic food, then look no further than St Pancras’ Booking Office. It has a great menu and wine list, but if you’re not quite up to a full meal, then the bar snacks are also worth trying with a cocktail or beer from the ridiculously well stocked bar.